Journal article

Relationship between cricket participation, health and well-being: scoping review protocol

Garrett Scott Bullock, Nirmala K Panagodage-Perera, Andrew Murray, Nigel K Arden, Stephanie R Filbay

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Cricket is a popular sport played by 2.5 billion people of all ages and abilities. However, cricket participation is decreasing in the UK, despite an increased focus of governments on increasing sport participation to enhance public health. Understanding the health benefits and mitigating the health risks of cricket participation may help cricket organisations promote cricket participation while optimising the long-term health of cricket participants. Currently, there is no literature review on the relationship between cricket participation, health and well-being; thus, this relationship remains unclear. Therefore, the aims of this scoping review were (1) to investigate the rel..

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